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WV Delegate Mike Folk Files Common Core Lawsuit

WV Delegate Mike Folk Files Common Core Lawsuit

Many of the greatest minds of history held that the ultimate purpose of education is the pursuit of truth and virtue. Unfortunately, our own State Board of Education has turned this pursuit of higher knowledge on its head, into a bureaucratic nightmare for both our children and our teachers of West Virginia. This has been […]

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Idaho Teacher Speaks Out on SBAC Testing

Filed in Helpful Articles, Privacy/slds, teachers by on September 1, 2014 0 Comments

WV PARENTS!    ARE YOU LISTENING?     WV IS AN SBAC STATE TOO! PART 1: Teacher Shares Experiences and Facts on Common Core letter by LeAnn Caster, Posted by Stephanie Zimmerman Many times when we talk to teachers they are unaware of all that Common Core truly entails. They are so busy trying to make […]

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Local principal pulls child out of school due to Common Core

Filed in News by on April 6, 2014 0 Comments

By: Madeleine Rivera 04/03/2014 10:28 PM  Columbia County, NY “I feel conflicted. But, my job as a father, as a parent, is to protect my children, first and foremost,” said Farley.  Click here to read the full story

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Maya Angelou hits Obama on school ‘testing overuse and abuse’

Filed in News by on April 6, 2014 0 Comments

Andrea Mitchell, msnbc staff 10/28/13 Famed author and poet Maya Angelou and 120 other children’s book authors are challenging President Obama’s national education policy over what they call an “overuse and abuse” of standardized testing. They say the focus on testing hurts children’s imaginations and has a negative impact on children’s love of reading. Click for full […]

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